The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Standard Template Library (STL)
UK / England
Rank 489 527 508
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -19
Contract jobs citing STL 90 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.60% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 46 56
Median daily rate £565 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £702 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13089 13466 12789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.31% 28.70% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9138 9393 8567
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 237 171
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £20.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 65 £600 -1.63% 24
South East +12 21 £360 +2.85% 8
South West +1 2 £500 -
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for STL.

1 184 (98.92%) C++
2 113 (60.75%) Unix
3 112 (60.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 102 (54.84%) SQL
5 95 (51.08%) Linux
6 93 (50.00%) Multithreading
7 86 (46.24%) Software Engineering
8 70 (37.63%) Oracle
9 61 (32.80%) OO
10 60 (32.26%) Perl
11 57 (30.65%) Electronic Trading
12 53 (28.49%) Low Latency
13 47 (25.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 45 (24.19%) Algorithmic Trading
15 44 (23.66%) Python
16 38 (20.43%) Banking
16 38 (20.43%) High Availability
16 38 (20.43%) Algorithms
17 37 (19.89%) Java
18 33 (17.74%) Front Office
18 33 (17.74%) Release Management
19 31 (16.67%) Risk Management
19 31 (16.67%) OLTP
19 31 (16.67%) VoIP
20 30 (16.13%) Finance
21 28 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
22 27 (14.52%) SDLC
23 25 (13.44%) GDB
24 24 (12.90%) GCC
24 24 (12.90%) Trac

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.76%) Apache Qpid
1 7 (3.76%) Confluence
2 2 (1.08%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.08%) MS Project
1 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Summit
1 1 (0.54%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.67%) VoIP
2 24 (12.90%) Asterisk PBX
2 24 (12.90%) Diameter Protocol
2 24 (12.90%) GSM
2 24 (12.90%) LTE
2 24 (12.90%) PBX
2 24 (12.90%) RANAP
2 24 (12.90%) RTP
2 24 (12.90%) UMTS
3 16 (8.60%) Wireshark
4 7 (3.76%) AMQP
4 7 (3.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.15%) GGSN
5 4 (2.15%) MGW
5 4 (2.15%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.67%) OLTP
2 23 (12.37%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.08%) Big Data
4 2 (1.08%) GIS
4 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.54%) KDB
Development Applications
1 25 (13.44%) GDB
2 24 (12.90%) GCC
2 24 (12.90%) Subversion
2 24 (12.90%) Trac
3 8 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.76%) Bitbucket
4 7 (3.76%) CMake
4 7 (3.76%) GoogleTest
4 7 (3.76%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.76%) JIRA
4 7 (3.76%) Valgrind
5 6 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.08%) NuGet
7 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 38 (20.43%) Banking
2 33 (17.74%) Front Office
3 30 (16.13%) Finance
4 24 (12.90%) Telecoms
5 22 (11.83%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Back Office
7 2 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 151 (81.18%) Developer
2 149 (80.11%) C++ Developer
3 45 (24.19%) Software Engineer
4 43 (23.12%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (10.22%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
5 19 (10.22%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 19 (10.22%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 17 (9.14%) Oracle Developer
6 17 (9.14%) SQL Developer
7 15 (8.06%) C++ Software Developer
7 15 (8.06%) Linux Developer
8 14 (7.53%) Architect
8 14 (7.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) Linux Software Architect
8 14 (7.53%) Oracle Architect
8 14 (7.53%) Software Architect
9 13 (6.99%) Unix Developer
10 12 (6.45%) C++/Java Developer
10 12 (6.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (60.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 23 (12.37%) XML
3 16 (8.60%) Middleware
4 13 (6.99%) Swing
5 11 (5.91%) Web Services
6 10 (5.38%) EJB
6 10 (5.38%) J2EE
7 8 (4.30%) CSS
7 8 (4.30%) HTML
7 8 (4.30%) JSP
7 8 (4.30%) XML Schema
7 8 (4.30%) XSLT
8 3 (1.61%) .NET
8 3 (1.61%) ATL
8 3 (1.61%) CORBA
8 3 (1.61%) Qt
9 2 (1.08%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.08%) LINQ
9 2 (1.08%) SignalR
9 2 (1.08%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 38 (20.43%) Algorithms
3 14 (7.53%) N-Tier
4 13 (6.99%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.76%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.23%) Market Risk
7 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.15%) Derivative
7 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.15%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.08%) User Experience
10 1 (0.54%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.54%) Equities
10 1 (0.54%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 113 (60.75%) Unix
2 95 (51.08%) Linux
3 14 (7.53%) Solaris
4 11 (5.91%) Windows
5 7 (3.76%) CentOS
6 4 (2.15%) Android
7 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 86 (46.24%) Software Engineering
3 61 (32.80%) OO
4 57 (30.65%) Electronic Trading
5 53 (28.49%) Low Latency
6 45 (24.19%) Algorithmic Trading
7 38 (20.43%) High Availability
8 33 (17.74%) Release Management
9 31 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 28 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (14.52%) SDLC
12 24 (12.90%) Cross-Platform Development
13 23 (12.37%) Database Tuning
14 20 (10.75%) Multithreaded Programming
15 15 (8.06%) UML
16 14 (7.53%) E-Commerce
17 11 (5.91%) Scrum
18 10 (5.38%) Unit Testing
19 9 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (4.84%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (98.92%) C++
2 102 (54.84%) SQL
3 60 (32.26%) Perl
4 44 (23.66%) Python
5 37 (19.89%) Java
6 19 (10.22%) C
7 10 (5.38%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.30%) C#
10 7 (3.76%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.76%) Ruby
11 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.08%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.54%) Korn
13 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (9.68%) Degree
2 13 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.30%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.60%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (3.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 70 (37.63%) Oracle
2 24 (12.90%) Cisco
3 22 (11.83%) Solace
4 12 (6.45%) TIBCO
5 11 (5.91%) Cognizant
6 7 (3.76%) Google
7 5 (2.69%) Talarian
8 2 (1.08%) SmartStream
8 2 (1.08%) Thunderhead
8 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.54%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.54%) Reuters
9 1 (0.54%) SunGard
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